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  • Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #46

    Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #46

    Raw footage for the documentary “Veeck: A Man For Any Season.” This tape continues the interview with Bill Veeck at his home in Hyde Park. Money and business are discussed.

  • Daley, Reel 3

    Daley, Reel 3

    A look at the life and career of Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley, produced for the 10-year anniversary of his death. The show is made up of interviews with Daley’s family, friends, colleagues, and critics, as well as much archival footage.

  • [Interview with Matt York, editor/publisher of Videomaker Magazine]

    This tape appears to be raw footage from an interview with Matt York, the editor and publisher of Videomaker Magazine that was shot for “The 90’s.” Topics discussed include:

  • Fats #4

    Fats #4

    Famed pool player Rudolf “Minnesota Fats” Wanderone is interviewed, telling about the most recent tribulations in his life, including his recent divorce and move to Nashville. Fats shares his feelings on his divorce trial, which he believes was unfair to him, as well as the people he’s helped that he feels have been ungrateful. This is followed by two clips of Fats playing his rival Willie Mosconi in a televised pool match.

  • Tales of Hoffman: Abbie And Julius And The Chicago Conspiracy Trial

    Tales of Hoffman: Abbie And Julius And The Chicago Conspiracy Trial

    Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection.

  • [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #47]

    [Veeck: A Man For Any Season raw #47]

    Raw footage for the documentary “Veeck: A Man for any Season.” This tape continues an interview with Bill Veeck at his Hyde Park home. Veeck discusses money and the secret to success as a MLB owner.

  • Daley, Reel 2

    Daley, Reel 2

    A look at the life and career of Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley, produced for the 10-year anniversary of his death. The show is made up of interviews with Daley’s family, friends, colleagues, and critics, as well as much archival footage.

  • Image Union: The Other M.J.

    Image Union: The Other M.J.

    Documentary about an African American man named Michael Johnson, who works on the floor crew at United Center, the home of the Chicago Bulls. (The title refers to this connection between the subject and basketball star Michael Jordan.) Johnson struggles to make ends meet on a minimum wage job amidst the pomp and circumstance of the 1996 Democratic National Convention. Through his candid reflections, one sees the struggle of many workers across the country as they are faced with limited employment options, no benefits, and no room for advancement. Some of the original footage was used in a program called “None of the Above,” which investigated Americas non-voters.

 
 
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